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Women air pilots -- History


One Life: Amelia Earthart

Amelia Earhart once said "I chose to fly the Atlantic because I wanted to." It's a great quote, and this online exhibit provides some marvelous images of this most celebrated aviatrix. Created by the National Portrait Gallery to complement an in-situ exhibit, the site includes 12 images, including a drawing by Hugo Gellert and a photograph of Earhart's pilot's license from 1923. The real finds...
Smithsonian Education: Women's History Teaching Resources

Smithsonian Education office has pulled together a great website featuring a multitude of teaching resources on the experience of women in the United States. Each year, the website unveils a new set of materials culled from various exhibits at the Smithsonian museums. A good place to start is the Women's History Month Calendar, which collects events that are taking place in and around Washington,...
American Aviatrixes: Women with Wings

Last featured in the 03-04-2016 Scout Report, this online exhibition from the Digital Public Library of America reminds women that the sky is no longer the limit. Created by Pratt University Library and Information Science (LIS) students Megan DeArmond, Diana Moronta, and Laurin Paradise in March of 2015, this online exhibition mines the resources of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)...